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Review: The Taking of Tiger Mountain (Tsui, 2014) - SFIFF 2015

Disclaimer: I watched this 3D movie in 2D on a small screen, so some of the original effect may have been lost.

Chinese action director… 448 mots de plus


Quick Takes - Aug. 18, 2015

Some quick thoughts on what I’ve been watching lately, including noteworthy films from 2015 and titles newly available to stream now.

Burying the Ex / … 681 mots de plus

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A Better Tomorrow II (John Woo, 1987)

The following is an adaptation of a review of A Better Tomorrow II I wrote for my website a couple of years ago.

A Better Tomorrow… 1 131 mots de plus

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My June '15 in Review

As June drew to a close I couldn’t help but think – out loud – to myself, « IT’S JULY ALREADY?! » While not an unsavory reality, the fact that we’ve coasted through more than half of the calendar year yields imminent cinematic bliss throughout the latter half of the festival circuit and awards season. 216 mots de plus

The Month In Review

Yes, Madam! (Corey Yuen, 1985)

Of the members of the Seven Little Fortunes Peking Opera troupe to become major figures in the Hong Kong film industry in the last 20 years before the colony’s handover to China, Corey Yuen is the least well known. 616 mots de plus

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A Better Tomorrow (John Woo, 1986)

After an up and down decade as a director for hire in the last days of the Shaw Brothers, working alternately in the wuxia and wacky comedy genres, John Woo finally hit it big in 1986 when he teamed up with Tsui Hark and the Cinema City studio to remake Patrick Lung Kong’s 1967 drama  963 mots de plus

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Feng Shui 2 - the Dragon is Back

I laid my hands on a pdf copy of the new Feng Shui 2 rulesbook – I backed the kickstarter, and now here it is. 894 mots de plus

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